Contact Us National Karate - Academy of Martial Arts


2711 Commerce Drive NW,
Suite 600
Rochester, MN 55901
United States
Owner: Mr. Bruce Nelson
Director: Mr. Bruce Nelson
Instructors: Mr. Helson Emmanuelli, Ms. Abby Hall, Ms. Tricia Brantner, Ms. Alina Hyder, Mr. Chad King and Ms. Nadia Wood
About Rochester National Karate

Since 1973, the National Karate Academy has been dedicated to helping men, women and children discover the benefits of martial arts training.

Physical strength, flexibility and weight control are developed through high repetition natural body exercises.

Mental confidence is achieved from time-tested & effective self-defense skill.

NK training teaches respect, self-discipline and perseverance.

NK’s black belt professional instructors are highly trained and dedicated to help all students achieve their life goals.

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About Mr. Bruce Nelson

Mr. Bruce Nelson started martial arts training in 1980. He joined the National Karate team in 1986 under the direction of Mr. John Worley, Mr. Mark Schindler and Mr. Scott Masterton.


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Don’t forget. We will be closed Friday (9/4), Saturday (9/5), and Monday (9/7). ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be closed on Friday (9/4), Saturday (9/5), and Monday (9/7) for Labor Day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Perseverance, determination, and patience are some of the qualities that describe our most recent Black Belt Candidates. Many were eligible for their black belt promotions in April but due to COVID-19, waited until this past Saturday to receive their new belt. Congratulations to our newest Black Belts!! National Karate Official Page ... See MoreSee Less

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*2 week trial is a one-time offer for new students only. Uniform purchase required.